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‘A National Embarrassment’: Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 13, 2015   ‘A National Embarrassment’: Police Use-of-Force Stats Reveal Roadblocks to Reform     As protests continue highlighting the widespread scourge of police brutality and anti-black racism in the U.S., the Department of Justice quietly released a survey on national use-of-force statistics that reveal a twofold dilemma: law enforcement […]

Police departments around the country are ineffective at collecting data on their own officers' use-of-force, a DOJ survey has revealed. (Photo: Tony Webster/flickr/cc)

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Coming to a Protest Near You…A Drone That Blasts Pepper Spray

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Coming to a Protest Near You…A Drone That Blasts Pepper Spray   What’s a crony status quo to do when it is ultimately confronted with an unruly mob of plebs frustrated with the fact median wages haven’t increased in forty five years, while the 0.01% has stolen everything in sight with […]


Anti-Protest Law Passes in Australia – Punishment Includes Fines and Imprisonment

    Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Anti-Protest Law Passes in Australia – Punishment Includes Fines and Imprisonment   The Australian state of Victoria has just passed an extremely anti-democractic law criminalizing protest (recall Japan and Spain moved to do the same late last year). For those of you unfamiliar with Australian geography, Victoria is […]

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Woman Criticizes Honolulu’s Government, Has Her (Anti-Eminent Domain) Protest Signs Bulldozed

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Woman Criticizes Honolulu’s Government, Has Her (Anti-Eminent Domain) Protest Signs Bulldozed     Local governments love to seize property for projects. Since the Kelo Decision such seizures often are blatant transfers of wealth from the relatively poor and unconnected to the rich and very connected. If your property isn’t generating enough […]

Arthur Dent fighting a similar battle in the 1970s.

Reddit, Mozilla, rights groups to protest online snooping in memory of Aaron Swartz

  Source: http://rt.com Reddit, Mozilla, rights groups to protest online snooping in memory of Aaron Swartz     On February 11, a broad coalition of internet-involved organizations will go online to protest massive electronic surveillance by various governments. The action hopes to repeat the successful beating of SOPA/PIPA bills in 2012. The protest was announced […]


New Egypt protest call as Morsi sticks to constitution plan

Source: http://www.cbc.ca The Associated Press   Posted: Dec 9, 2012 10:55 AM ET   Last Updated: Dec 9, 2012 11:16 AM ET President’s rescinding of decrees called empty gesture Egypt’s liberal opposition called for more protests Sunday, seeking to keep up the momentum of its street campaign after the president made a partial concession overnight but refused […]